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scott brown has declared tonight that he's not running for the senate again up in massachusetts. i assume this means he will run for governor. i think it's a smart move for him. being a legislator is not for everyone. you have to have the patience and the personal instinct to move the bill forward. as again, i'll say it's not for everyone. he might be smart to wait his chance as he seems to be doing a run for an executive job, one that he can grab, hold onto and really do something with. we'll see. as for the senate seat in massachusetts, i have a firm grip on who i'd like to see take it. congressman edward markey is the most principle person i know in politics. the pollute ters, the people who make bad products. he has sat on legislative committees and seen the power of special interest and he again and again has taken them on. markey is a committed believer in the dangers of nuclear war. he has always, from his first days in the house back in the 1970s, refused to buckle to the forces of selfishness and power. ed markey is running for the senate seat. he enjoys the support of mrs
and sundays 10:00 a.m. here on 34rks snbc. >> coming up, what a day in politics. scott brown is not running and now geraldo rivera may be geraldo? >>> plus, george bush's brain is much, much bigger than the meltdown on fox news. america is changing. the president knows it, but republicans don't. >>> and my thoughts of ed koch passing, my friend and political opponent for decades. you're watching "politics nation" on msnbc. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. omnipotent of opportunity. you know how to mix business... with business. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle. and go. you can even take a full-size or above. and still pay the mid-size price. i could get used to this. [ male announcer ] yes, you could business pro. yes, you could. go national. go like a pro. [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can
an awesome cave. (bats squeaking) shh, chris. listen. squeaking. ah, little brown bats. chris: oh, this bat's starting to wake up. you can tell because he's doing the wake-up shiver where he gets his muscles going, warms up his body and then he'll fly. little brown bats are so tiny. they're less than half the size of a mouse. where are you going, buddy? getting ready to fly? there he goes. chris: oh, imagine if we could hang out with these little brown bats wherever they go and do whatever they do. imagine if we could fly like bats and had all their awesome bat powers. what if? what if? ♪ on adventure with the coolest creatures ♪ ♪ from the oceans to the trees ♪ ♪ the brothers kratt are going places you never get to see ♪ ♪ hanging with their creature friends ♪ ♪ get ready, it's the hour ♪ ♪ we're gonna save some animals today with ♪ ♪ creature power ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild kratts ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild wild kratts ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild kratts ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild, wild ♪ ♪ cheetah speed and
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: the president's pick to be the next secretary of defense, former senator chuck hagel, defended his record today and said america must engage-- not retreat-- in the world. good evening, i'm jeffrey brown. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the "newshour" tonight, we excerpt tay's confirmation hearing,s republicans sparred th the forer vietnam comb veteran about the war in iraq and more. >> brown: then, we have two stories from the middle east, beginning with a dramatic late- night rescue of syrian refugees, fleeing across the border to jordan. >> woodruff: and a margaret warner report about the threat a nuclear-armed iran poses to israel. >> if they accumulate enough uranium which is close to weapons grade, enough uranium which enables them to detonate one nuclear device: to me is clearly a redline. >> brown: former vice presint al gore joins us to talk about his new book as well as money, politics and the future of democracy. >> the congress is virtually incapable of passing any reforms unless they first get permiss
'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, we excerpt giffords' testimony and that of a national rifle association executive at the first formal congressional hearing on gun violence since the massacre in newtown, connecticut. >> proposing more gun control laws, while failing to enforce the thousands we already have, is not a serious solution to reducing crime. >> ifill: then, we assess the state of the economic recovery, as key indicators show trends both up and down. >> brown: from jerusalem, margaret warner has the latest on the attack by israeli warplanes inside syria. >> ifill: judy woodruff talks with newly elected senator tammy baldwin, a democrat from wisconsin. >> brown: we examine how some schools are translating lessons into real world applications in an effort to close the achievement gap between rich and poor students. >> i'm actually really excited to be creating this device. it really makes you feel, i don't know, grown up, i guess? it's not just learning, it's experiencing. >> ifill: and we close with a first person account of the struggle f
, i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, we excerpt giffords' testimony and that of a national rifle association executive at the first formal congressional hearing on gun violence since the massacre in newtown, connecticut. >> proposing more gun control laws, while failing to enforce the thousands we already have, is not a serious solution to reducing crime. >> ifill: then, we assess the state of the economic recovery, as key indicators show trends both up and down. >> brown: from jerusalem, margaret warner has the latest on the attack by israeli warplanes inside syria. >> ifill: judy woodruff talks with newly elected senator tammy baldwin, a democrat from wisconsin. >> brown: we examine how some schools are translating lessons into real world applications in an effort to close the achievement gap between rich and poor students. >> i'm actually really excited to be creating this device. it really makes you feel, i don't know, grown up, i guess? it's not just learning, it's experiencing. >> ifill: and we close with a first person account of the
of a still look for california. -- loomost of us still look to california. what governor brown said about the traditional politics is all about taking the thing in making it fresh. to a certain extent, i tried to be a writer in college. i failed miserably. a professor said everything has been set but not everything has been said superbly. even if it had, everything must be said freshly again and again. you have to see a fresh lead to a certain extent. the real issue with -- in terms of asking the president, what are the things that matter most, a bass part of those profits would be invested in california. colorado would have a significant -- pretty much every state in the country would benefit. you look at the companies based in silicon valley. they have offices, you want to expand your business, think about those young people in colorado. everything -- stated say the same thing. that money would get spent over the country very rapidly. >> thank you. governor brown. >> it is a good idea to bring back that $1 trillion sitting out there. how to do that, it remains to be seen. but then that
, a troubled textile industry was told to spend $2 billion combating brown-lung disease. by 1980, the supreme court was asked to choose between saving lives or jobs and profits. how much is a life worth? wilderness or minerals? guns or butter? jobs or safety? we always face choices. resources and scarcity. what's economics all about? with the help of economic analyst richard gill, we'll examine that question on economics usa. i'm david schoumacher. what's economics all about? there have always been theoretical answers to that question, but reality complicates the most elegant theories. economics usa is about theory and reality in 20th-century amica, and how people and events have shaped economic decisions that affect our lives. those decisions usually involve tradeoffs. in 1980, congress designated over 100 million acres of alaskan land as national parks and wilderness areas. why did congress make that decision? how much did it cost the nation? in 1867, when the united states purchased the territory of alaska from russia, the acquisition was derided as wasted money. a century later, after two
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: a federal court ruled president obama's appointments to the national labor relations board made during a congressional recess were unconstitutional. good evening. i'm jeffrey brown. >> sreenivasan: and i'm hari sreenivasan. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on the decision and the reaction from the white house. >> brown: then, we hear from two of our newshour colleagues on the road: margaret warner reports from jerusalem on moves in israel to form a new coalition government. >> sreenivasan: and ray suarez updates the high-powered meetings of heads of state, business leaders, and others at the world economic forum in davos, switzerland. >> brown: from mali, lindsey hilsum looks at tensions caused by government troops as they advance into islamist territory. >> sreenivasan: spencer michels has a story about trash and one city's crusade to eliminate all of it. >> reporter: san francisco boasts that it recycles 80% of all garbage, and is aiming for zero waste. but some skeptics don' believe it. >> brown: plus, mark s
andrew kohut says a new pew poll shows the majority do not. >> brown: and ray suarez gets the latest on the chinese hackers who allegedly mounted a four-month cyber-attack against the "new york times." that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: former u.s. senator chuck hagel faced a hostile reception today from half of the committee that must sign off before he can become secretary of defense. his senate confirmation hearing centered heavily on criticism from his one-time republican colleagues. the atmosphere was friendly enough at the outset as chu
evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on the deadly blast from a reporter on the scene in ankara. >> woodruff: then, margaret warner reports on a widening divide between israelis and palestinians after more than a decade of starts and stops in pece talks. waer: thousas ofsraeli shoppers used to drive up this road to take advantage of the bargains in the palestinian shops just ahead. the popular shopping district has become a virtual ghost town. >> brown: secretary of state hillary clinton logged nearly a million miles visiting more than 100 countries in the last four years. ray suarez examines her legacy. >> woodruff: mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: and we close with a preview of sunday's big game. npr's mike pesca joins us from new orleans, site of super bowl xlvii. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newour has been proded by: >> bnsf railway. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew
. >>shepard: thank you. cops in los angeles say the convicted woman beater, chris brown, is suspected in an assault of yet another major music store. now, chris brown and singer frank ocean say he is his latest victim. details on the investigation coming up. chris brown is good at some things but i see a pattern. >>shepard: convicted woman beater, chris brown, still on probation for assaulting rihanna is suspected in the assault of another singer. according to the los angeles sheriff deputy he is under investigation for assaulting frank ocean in a recording studio parking lot. according to tmz someone in the group of frank ocean started the fight but ocean tweeted that chris brown jumped him. of course chris brown is no stranger to trouble taking a bottle to the children during a cough goal with rapper's drake endodge and broke a window after throwing a fit at "good morning america" and we have author of "rethinking reputation." p.r. is not going well if chris brown. >>guest: next to the music of the eagles sea breeze is one of my favorites. as you suggest, there guy is antisocial, he
people were wounded at another shooting in arizona this one at a phoenix office complex. >> brown: we've collected all of our reporting on the gun debate. you'll find that on our website. and still to come on the "newshour": the mixed economic numbers; israeli airstrikes inside syria; real world lessons in the classroom and a chinese dissident who escaped house arrest. but first, the other news of the day. here's kwame holman. >> holman: john kerry gave his a rare storm blasted into the southeast killing two people. in georgia, an enormous funnel cloud struck cartersville and downtown adairsville 60 miles northwest of atlanta. it tore up homes, heavily damaged a large factory and flipped big trucks on their sides. another tornado did damage in mount juliet, tennessee. the storms rupted as a large warm air mass out of the gulf collidecollided with an incomind front. john kerry gave his farewell speech on the floor of the u.s. senate today. the veteran democrat is leaving, after 27 years, to become secretary of state. today, kerry looked back on his public career, starting with his serv
their loved one at arlington national cemetery. we spoke with the brown family today. >> reporter: three of the space shuttle astronauts are buried at arlington national cemetery side by side. doug brown says his brother would be happy to know that. their mission had been delayed for two and a half years and the astronauts became best friends, who died trying to fulfill their dreams. before he became an astronaut, mission specialist doug brown of fairfax, virginia had done so much more. doctor, navy flight surgeon of the year, a-6 and f-18 pilot with two sets of wings. his brorks doug, says he was also an aspiring filmmaker. >> he always looked at life as the next great challenge. he never looked for money. he didn't look at nasa as the last thing he would ever do. >> reporter: as it turns out, it was the last thing he would do. david brown died on his first space flight, along with six other astronauts on the shuttle columbia. it intent grated as it was reentering earth'satmosphere, shattering into 83,000 pieces over texas, en route to what should have been a routine landing in florida.
of president hosni mubarak. jeffrey brown has our story. >> brown: political violence ravaged egypt for a fifth day after a weekend that saw more than 50 people killed. in cairo, protestors threw rocks and gasoline bombs at riot police. police in turn fired tear gas into the crowds who oppose president mohammed morsi and his islamist dominated government. >> what's happening here in the country is really shameful. destroying the city is not fair. but at the same time the way the police treat people makes tensions heavier because all decisions by morsi's government have been taken out of the public interest. >> brown: security officials said a man described as a by-stander was killed by a gunshot. it was unclear who fired it. and government tanks were on the streets in the cities of suez and port said. they enforced a curfew that an angry president morsi announced last night. >> to end the bloodshed, to maintain security against vandals and law breakers and for the protection of citizens, i have decided after referring to the constitution to announce the imposing of the state of emergency in por
'dell, of venturebeat.com. as well as john myers, kxtv political editor joining us from sacramento. governor jerry brown struck a confident tone on thursday, applauding lawmakers and voters for making tough decisions to balance california's budget. he also pushed for his priorities including education and regulatory reform. now, john, how would you rate his speech and what left the biggest impressions on you? >> well, you know, rating the speech, a speech from jerry brown is really tough to do because it's unlike any other speech you get from any other governor. how many governors go from the book of genesis to "the little engine that could" in one 25-minute speech? this was a vintage jerry brown speech. i think really what you saw here was a little bit of the governor running a victory lap. proposition 30 passed. temporary taxes passed. the budget looks a lot better. i think this was the governor's chance to pivot, to pivot to talking about what makes california great, how we get them back on track. don't worry, we're getting there. so i took this as a real optimistic speech with a lot of details, a lo
your photos directly to your web site. >>> this week, an upbeat governor brown with the state budget in the black for the first time in more than a d ecade. >> california's back. it's budget is balance and we're on the move. i think i can. over the mountain. we're going to get over that mountain. i have no doubt. good times are just around the corner. i was up there, and you know, it was a short speech and very poignant. it seemed to be designed for a lot more than just that room. that's why we turn to willie brown who is no stranger, he was up there also and the first question was on the speech, what was their read on it and who was the governor talking to? >> he was talking to the people in washington, texas, iowa, t he -- >> are you saying it was a k ickoff for a presidential bid? >> he was demonstrating that in 2016, by their ability to perform in their own state and it's now number one. >> what was the reaction within the assembly? how did you read the room? >> they are in awe soft of him. there's still a lot of work to do. there
of news to cover. the state-of-the-state. what is the real state of california? and what is jerry brown thinking in the back of his mine when he looks to the future. >> and we're going to go to silicon valley and talk about what is going on with apple. the company gave wall street a shark last week and we have a tech expert. >>> first, breaking news out of the south bay. the fire broke out at the lehigh cement plant in couper pinot -- cupertino this morning and that came in at 6 a.m. as of 745 tool, the fire was out and no injuries to report. firefighters are trying to figure out what caused the fire and what kind of damage might be left behind. we'll keep you posted on. that. >>> developing news out of brazil. the worst night club fire in more than a decade. and at least 245 people killed and expected to rise with hundreds more injured. it happened at a night club in santa maria and broke out about 2:00 a.m. while a band was on stage performing. one security guard said they were at maximum capacity at the time and it was a chaotic scene, people pushing and shoving. >> and in the penins
gray-brown haze cloaked streets, reducing visibility so much that it forced airlines to cancel flights. those who ventured outside had to don face masks to protect themselves. the chinese government responded by ordering more than 100 factories to suspend production. it also told workers to cut car travel by a third. in u.s. economic news, home prices moved higher in november, at the strongest pace in six years. the standard and poors case- schiller index said new york was the only major city to report a decline. and on wall street, the dow jones industrial average gained 72 points to close at 13,954. the nasdaq fell a fraction of a point to close at 3153. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to gwen. >> ifill: we take a two-part look at president obama's choice to be the next secretary of defense. confirmation hearings for former nebraska senator chuck hagel are set for thursday. among other things, he is likely to face questions about the pentagon's looming budget crisis. automatic spending cuts set to take effect march 1 mean the defense department will have to find
viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: for the second time in five months, a u.s. diplomatic post has been the target of a deadly assault. a suicide bomber detonated a vest with explosives outside the u.s. embassy in ankara, turkey, today, killing himself and a security guard. the white house described it as a terrorist attack. the explosion occurred around 1:15 p.m. local time. afterward, police tried to hold back the crowd gathered outside the u.s. facility in the turkish capital. debris littered the street near a side entrance where the blast took place. emergency workers wheeled one of the injured into an awaiting ambulance. u.s. ambassador to turkey francis ricciardone spoke to reporters outside the embassy. >> right now, we are all dealing with our sadness at the loss of our fellow member of our embassy. we salute his bravery, his service to turkey and to turkish-american friendship. our hearts go out to his family. >> brown: in istanbul, prime minister recep tayyip erdogan called the bombing an "attack against peace in our country." and in washington, the state department's victoria
. ♪ ♪ ♪>> and it is my honor to introduce governor jerry brown of california. i think. ok. in ibm research, one of the things we talk about is our laboratories. i have been all over the world, live in different countries. i am a relatively recent transplant to california. i would like to let the governor know that i am happy to be here. it is a good space. recently, governor brown has spent a lot of time, focus, and effort making california a better place. focus on eliminating waste, increasing efficiency, decreasing the budget deficit, and real focus that we appreciate in northern california on clean energy. for example, moving the state's goal to be 33% clean energy producing. it is my privilege to welcome governor brown to the panel. [applause] >> and to introduce our next panelist, i would like to welcome steve ballmer, senior bp -- vp. >> good morning and thank you. next up is governor hickel lipper -- hickenlooper. he is the serieaal a entreprener each of you have in your respective parts. he became very successful in the brew pub business. he never had a single election not even for stin
ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, we excerpt giffords' testimony and that of a national rifle association executive at the first formal congressional hearing on gun violence since the massacre in newtown, connecticut. >> proposing more gun control laws, while failing to enforce the thousands we already have, is not a serious solution to reducing crime. >> ifill: then, we assess the state of the economic recovery, as key indicators show trends both up and down. >> brown: from jerusalem, margaret warner has the latest on the attack by israeli warplanes inside syria. >> ifill: judy woodruff talks with newly elected senator ta baldwin, a democrat from wisconsin. >> brown: we examine how some
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